GANGTOK, Dec 27 - The ruling Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) will finalise its candidate for the sole Rajya Sabha seat in the State in consultation with its MLAs, a party leader said today.
SDF president and Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling will convene a meeting with party MLAs soon to finalise the party�s nominee on the Rajya Sabha seat going to poll on January 16 next, the party�s spokesperson KT Gyaltsen said.
The SDF, which has 29 MLAs, in the 32-member House is comfortably placed to get its nominee elected to Rajya Sabha. The tenure of Hishey Lachungpa, SDF�s RS member, comes to an end on February 23, 2018. � PTI